Affordable Care Act
Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
In a move that creates a $5 billion divide with the House, the Senate released a budget proposal Thursday that banks on expanding health-care coverage for low-income Floridians and extending a critical funding program for hospitals.
When it comes residents without health insurance, Florida is number two in the nation. But not in a good way.
Trying to build momentum amid continued opposition from House leaders, a Senate panel Tuesday approved a plan that would expand health coverage to an estimated 800,000 low-income Floridians.
Looking for ways to expand health-care coverage, a Senate committee next week is slated to consider a wide-ranging proposal that would set up a new insurance-exchange program, according to documents filed Thursday.
House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner entered the legislative session Tuesday with a set of shared priorities — dubbed “Work Plan 2015″ — that includes cutting taxes, crafting a water policy and boosting education spending.
Before the Florida Legislative season has even begun, they may be faced with a challenge to fill a $1 billion hole in the state’s health care budget.
President Barack Obama’s health care system could be receiving a massive overhaul. If the Supreme Court sides with opponents of the current system, millions of people could lose health insurance subsidies in the coming months.
Florida has become the state with the highest number of people buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Those wanting to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act should do so before or on Sunday.